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Posted on October 5, 2019 in IRS

1. The Right to Be Informed  Taxpayers have the right to know what they need to do to comply with the tax laws. They are entitled to clear explanations of the laws and IRS procedures in all tax forms, instructions, publications, notices, and correspondence. They have the right to be informed of IRS decisions about […]

Posted on September 18, 2019 in IRS

It is sometimes possible to wipe your tax slate clean at an enormous discount. If you qualify for something known as the offer in compromise, referred to as an “offer” or “OIC,” the IRS will accept less than the amount a taxpayer owes on a tax bill and call it even. There is no legal […]

Posted on September 3, 2019 in IRS

Taxes must be paid as you earn or receive income during the year, either through withholding or estimated tax payments. If the amount of income tax withheld from your salary or pension is not enough, or if you receive income such as interest, dividends, alimony, self-employment income, capital gains, prizes and awards, you may have […]

Posted on August 14, 2019 in IRS

The IRS has the power to garnish or legally seize any income you make to satisfy federal tax debt or taxes owed. Garnishments can apply to your hourly wages, salary, commissions, and bonuses. The IRS will contact your employer directly and require them to directly send the IRS a portion of your income. Your employer […]

Posted on July 30, 2019 in IRS

The IRS officially launched the Fresh Start initiative (FSI) in 2011 in order to help taxpayers get a “fresh start” with their tax debt.  The goal of the program was to help taxpayers and small businesses with paying back taxes and avoiding tax liens. It was expanded in 2012, with new changes to existing resolutions […]